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is an entertainment district but usually people are just passing by going to where they need to go it is a big eye opener >> the victim is in serious condition chicago police have been examining the video and are interviewing witnesses to try to identify the attackers but nobody is in custody >> children playing with fireworks and chicagos pilsen neighborhood thought to be responsible for an extra alarm fire at a three story brick building this afternoon more than 150 firefighters responded to the blaze that spread to nearby buildings and 80 year old woman rescued and hospitalized in fair to serious condition. >> is independence day a beautiful day and after a day of parades picnics chicago celebrating with a fireworks display at navy pier >> who says that you need to have fireworks on the third of july nobody thinking of that today only about the anticipation of the july 4th fireworks on at navy pier brewing all day long, is exciting >> it is, i am looking forward to fireworks the big explosive ones that go high in the air >> have you ever been to navy pier before for that? >> yes >> you
are spending more money than you are taking and you need to spend less there is no symptoms to make big government more menacing than debt, break its grip and we began to berate our economy and future >> we are running out of time >> in chicago center dick durbin weighed in on the latest round calling republican plan to kick the debate down the field dangerous >> businesses families and individuals across america will pay more for credit cards for borrowing from palms for vehicles that is the reality >> also today senator dick durbin made a point that the debt limit has been raised 89 times since 193918 of those under ronald reagan during his address tonight the president also invoked the former president and regards to a possible increase tax increase on the wealthy >> joining us chicago tribune political reporter rick pearson break this down for us >> it very interesting you have the president give a speech calling people to go over their heads of their congressman talk them down and get them and bought and talking about a tax increase as part of the big grand scheme well nobody
60 residents will be put up in temporary housing. a weary region battling third big storm and as many weeks. >> seems to be that we are in the pathway things have shifted there seems to be closer to the lakefront to getting along the shoreline to the west we are certainly in the cross hairs >> com ed crew is working very hard to still tonight that have restored power to hundreds of thousands upon so far including great america spokesperson telling me tonight that because the power is back on to most of the park they are expecting to be open tomorrow morning >> the red cross opening 2 shelters for people displaced from homes due to today's storms in addition and west chicago two more shelters will now open in waukegan and in willowbrook. people who stay at the shelters will be given meals and have a safe and air conditioned place to stay and number to call on the the website for more information wgntv.com delays up to an hour at the airports 45 minutes in and out of midway, o'hare travelers hit hardest by the storm, 250 flights canceled. let's check in with meteorologist tom skilli
and it is not a pie in the sky once the home of a steel plant the big area could once again be a work song 1200 new jobs building staff and new local energy plant that turns coal into synthetic natural gas >> $3 billion investment rating construction jobs jobs that maintain and operate the facility a lot of coal mining jobs as well >> not yet a done deal as existing contamination first needs to be cleaned up to the tune of $30 million. building permits yet to be issued. >> under quinn signed legislation today that paved the way for a new york based company to build a new plant here creating a new source of energy that could be used to keeheat illinois homes >> we want to build our source of natural gas as a reliable affordable and clean >> while all of the coal and more already at the proposed plant site cannot be used to create synthetic natural gas and create jobs in the process a fear by local environmentalists creating more pollution. with that more health concerns. >> all of this creates dust and particular matter in the air and this has been proven to cause asthma higher levels in the a
of incidents overnight, >> a big jump in police involved shooting so far this year chicago police superintendent says not because officers are trigger happy he says assaults against police have climbed also at the question is why are people not obey officers commands? >> what is going on that people are willing to turn a gun or shoot at police officers civilians or anybody? >> addressing the media today after 2 police involved shootings in the span of 3 hours monday night part of a dramatic spike this time last year there were 25 police said bob shooting sold by this year there have been 41. >> because he is out of the cirque not justifiable to me >> 11:00 last night police responding to a call of shots fired in west humboldt park trying to fit the description of the suspect interviewing a boy they say 13 year-old jimmell cannon pulled out a weapon and pointed it at police officer fired 6 rounds according to police the boy's weapon turned out to be a toy relatives dispute that he remains in a hospital under arrest had come to a bed >> he did not have a weapon in his hand he w
evealed and look into a big food service contract at o'hare airport. wgn news @ 9 outpouring of residents in a lake you never tonight concerned about the beating and stabbing of a man a few days ago caught on tape and an increase in crime overall, top story >> the meeting still got started at 7:00 p.m. and now two hours later still people live up to say what solutions perhaps can be offered to solve the crime issue in the area. at least 16 loud and contentious not all the pilots but race and gender and the youth in the area, packed auditorium at the inter american back at school. concerned over a video that surfaced when a group of about 15 stabbing a young man on north halstead/ makanda against a wall an example of a rise in the violence >> why are you telling the media at all the incident in recent weeks some what i attacked bamut why is the first solution to the problem the policing of our neighborhood rather than putting $50,000 towards all bus shelters safety in schools >> comments we have heard out here tonight just before the meeting a group youth who met with the m
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of big blows studies show changes to the brain that last well beyond the initial injury >> the brain does not function properly allows us to think to make decisions communicate serbs are personality all of these things can be put at risk >> baseline memory test sometime in my career days passed with flying colors >> that the boys started screaming and has had the day he woke up from his last concussion >> i do that that was that i was able to walk away with no regrets >> hopes he got away in time it not part of a lawsuit nor is he pointing fingers at the league he admits killing back in time he would play again former chicago bear would do the same >> a couple of times where you get knocked loopy did not know what you are doing or thinking >> did know that the game he loved dearly could pose a risk to his health estimates about a dozen concussions both on and off the field >> at the end of the day i chose to play the game, i understood that there were risks i talk about this 1988 i did not remember the season the overall sees itself >> what are you going to do? take away footb
. on a dry dusty field in the blazing sun the buccaneers practice but a big tournament. cannot keep them out here too long. >> you start to get tired and sloppy and have it rolled out here and a water break go and get water. >> hydration is key on a daily today whether drinking or jumping into it. children did not seem to care especially when there are slides and diving boards and lots of water >> obviously going to people to love my favorite things to do in the summer. >> staying in the water all day pretty much do not want to stay in the air conditioning i want to have fun here >> a drink lots of water >> some wished it were outside but clearly outnumbered >> i like staying outdoors went as high forced to be out here >> if you needed the air conditioning you could find it and stay cool like these people at the mall or had to the public library a great place to get out of the heat, checking out books and movies to keep them occupied while they stay inside >> stay home the next few days? >> working in the air conditioning come home and air conditioning. >> the place to be to cap o
to the east coast where it will be 100 degree temperatures in the big cities tomorrow. chicago area now cooling going out to the north. the heat index still near triple digits in the southern suburbs. lake breese coming in not going far and lead but here is the next twist in the pattern and bring up fire sending vigorous thunderstorms out of iowa and into our direction. they look like they are setting up several times over the next few days, could be a rumbling into the area in beebe hours of the morning getting a bit rain amounts forecasted along the south edge of this jet stream where storms tend to develop look at the rain forecast right on the actions own. we may get cooling but downpours not all bad news we do need to rein on around the area. back with more on this later >> people running fans and air conditioning all day and all night com ed the trouble keeping up pockets of power outages to route the city and suburbs causing people to take drastic measures like stealing power from a neighbor, gina makras outraged when she realized her neighbor was running an extension cord to he
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. >> it is a big hassle takes people out of their way >> we will take you through the detour because it is pretty tricky you need to get off of it to 94 south and to get onto i 90 190 west to ohare we are getting onto 190 west, a toll hope you have an ipad, now exiting now from 190 west to mannheim road south looping around and get back on 190 east from there finally merging into 90 east to chicago so took 5 minutes out of the way imagine when a lot of traffic. here is a look at alternate routes you could try taken the eden spur to inbound eden more road construction roads ontario street down to 2 lanes traffic for resurfacing projects and of july also another phase of the walker driver construction wacker closed to car traffic south of washington to monroe >> pedestrians can't use madison street madison fully open february 2012 also try clinton franklin, 40,000 people walk over the madison bridge heading to albeit transportation center and the union station at many announced st. closure on trains but some commuters still caught by surprise >> it is a logger walk but no short path to where i am
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a storm in the southern suburbs and big storm swirling apply what tonight part of the brink of fire pattern blazing heat down state stores are running or around the red look at the temperatures at this hour still 94 in st. louis. temperature for a while but up to 97 ended hit 94 and 18th day today at midway airport all states in red under advisories for heat so that could fuel a the storms here is the one producing the lightning display in the southern suburbs here come the storms across iowa 2 in. of rain 63 mi. per hour wind of reported 59,000 ft. clouds moving east bound not don't to be alone there will be other ones come in this week at a very active pattern. on ground saturated by heavy rains 3 1/2 inches not far from what he did. you can see the 1 49th at rockford in four minutes' time 55 hundreds of an edge, here is how the rain came through 7:00 this morning mainly in the northern suburbs. this area up north area had two-3 in. of rain by the way it rainfall of 55 hundreds of an inch in four minutes at that caught up for an hour it would have trained at the intensity of a hu
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